Obituaries

Charles Gilliard, 69, of Jesup, passed away late Wednesday aft…

In the 17 years that this column has existed, I have never written a special one to address a current situation that was either tumultuous or triumphant.

Just last week, all of us were trying to get adjusted to the large amount of rain received over the previous days and weeks which caused flooding, road closures and even school closures in our area. With weather projections not forecasting rain and warmer temperatures on the horizon, hopes w…